8 days in Jordan Itinerary

8 days in Jordan Itinerary

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Wadi Rum
— 1 night
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Aqaba
— 1 night
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Petra - Wadi Musa
— 2 nights
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Amman
— 3 nights

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Wadi Rum

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): cross one thing off your bucket list with Rum Balloon. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Khaled Zwaedh Tours and then explore the fascinating landscape at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wadi Rum trip planner.

Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories to Wadi Rum is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus, train, flight, ferry, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Aqaba.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks · Nature · Tours
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

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Aqaba

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
On the 7th (Fri), get outside with Berenice Beach Club, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the exciting artwork at Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Aqaba road trip planning tool.

Getting from Wadi Rum to Aqaba by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Aqaba sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 33°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Aqaba

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Berenice Beach Club ©
Berenice Beach Club
Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery ©
Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery

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Petra - Wadi Musa

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
On the 8th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Petra Kitchen, delve into the distant past at Obelisk Tomb, contemplate the long history of Al-Beidha - Little Petra, then delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church, and finally admire the striking features of The Great Temple.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa online trip planner.

You can drive from Aqaba to Petra - Wadi Musa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Petra Kitchen ©
Petra Kitchen

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Amman

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Venture out of the city with trips to Madaba (Madaba Mosaic Map, Mount Nebo, &more) and Jerash (Arch of Hadrian, Jerash Ruins, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at The Citadel, make a trip to King Abdullah Mosque, contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater, and stop by Decoration One Co. Ltd..

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Amman online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Amman can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Madaba, Jerash, Decoration One Co. Ltd.
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater

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